September 11, 2001 video from the 911datasets.org NIST FOIA release 10. Includes many TV network camera recordings unaired and not seen by the general public until October 2010 thanks to the International Center for 9/11 Studies - ic911studies.org and 911datasets.org - James Gourley and Justin Keogh.
1. CNN camera from 8:49 a.m. - cut before the second, more controversial "collapse." 2nd plane enters at 13:34. 1st collapse at 1:09:41. Video shot from 5 Penn Plaza, broadcast on TV in clips, not raw like this.
2. CNN wide shot of the WTC Building 7 "collapse" at 5:20 p.m. on 9/11... at 15:08.
3. WNYW FOX5 at 8:54 am 2nd plane impact at vrt 8:22 ... ends at 20:43. Then CBS Chopper2 footage at about the same time .. to 49:10 then at 49:20 Naudet 1st plane impact footage, Gamma Press title, full screen, choppy audio... then at 50:27 back to WNYW around 9:25 am... then WABC Channel 7 NY at 1:05:55 to 1:11:27, afternoon
WTCI-329-I-#4.wmv = raw footage (mostly CNN), 1:02:38 length total -- WTC 2 molten metal drip at 13:00, skips to WTC2 collapse at 13:05, initiation missing, from West Broadway (north), running and panic with over-loud audio... (see also WTCI-329-I-#24.wmv and release 14 CNN Dub4 14) at 30:38 WTC1 collapse from same location.... dusty streets... at 37:00 WTC2 collapse footage CNN amateur unknown NE while CNN is on the TV in the audio background... fast forwards to WTC1 collapse at 38:50 ... at 41:26 cuts to unknown NW shot from Jersey of 2nd plane impact, plane visible for a moment ...at 43:45 WTC2 collapse from the same vantage point, then WTC1 collapse mostly missed, video starts with spire descent... dust cloud envelops Manhattan. Then at 50:56 the 2nd plane impact Michael Hezarkhani video, extended length beginning with Statue of Liberty shot, then WTC1 burning, impact at 51:49. At 54:11 view switches to a south street view, Hezarkhani says it's "about 20 minutes later after the crash" -- switch at 55:00 to gray screen -- at 1:02:28 gray ends to WNYW broadcast for a few seconds
WTCI-329-I-#5.wmv - Building blow up [file name changed by Int'l Center for 9/11 Studies] = 32:26 total length -- see video clip of first 2 minutes (also here, CNN Producer Rose Arce footage near WTC7 when NYPD and FDNY tell us to move back because the building is about to blow up! Explosion audible! Then 2nd plane impact footage from Park Foreman, CNN wide shot, WPIX Metrocam (washed out color), ABC Chopper880, 2nd plane missed by WPIX Michael Barbagallo, Evan Fairbanks. At 4:50 WTC2 collapse footage: WPIX Metrocam seen on WNYW full length rare, then WPIX chopper WTC2 collapse, Chopper2 WTC2 collapse, CNN Roof Cam, Evan Fairbanks on ABC, CNN Tom Muccio, CNN 5 Penn Plaza wide shot extended length, WABC below NW with firetrucks, dust cloud. At 7:19 WTC1 collapse footage: Dr. Mark Heath, Luigi Cazzaniga NE view, CNN Extra south view, WNYW Chopper5 west view, end of CBS Blue angle as seen LIVE... then WTC2 Luigi Cazzaniga again, then WTC1 collapse WNYW Dick Oliver north street view, WTC1 collapse CNN 5 Penn Plaza wide shot full length, ABC Michelle Charlesworth on West Side Highway (north), CNN Roof Cam zoom out then at 11:59 black/gray screen... to 12:25 "APTN Europe Late" on screen, raw footage of WTC2 molten metal drip, car on its way to scene down West Side Hwy, end APTN tape at 14:00. At 14:25 more APTN Europe late, screen time TC 11:00 (PM), countdown. Times listed for topics: 2:37 WTC Attack [Chopper880 footage clips], 1:33 WTC Impact-motio [sic - Chopper880 clips again, then replay slow motion, then replay super slow motion with time on screen 9:11], 2:37 WTC Collapse [NewsCopter7 WTC2 collapse with FOX News commentator LIVE reaction, then slow motion replay, then ABC Michelle Charlesworth WTC1 collapse], 2:30 WTC Ground [FOX News witnesses "like snow" and ABC footage on street after 2nd plane hit, then explosion in basement elevator witness to skin hanging off and jumpers, woman crying "people are jumping out the windows"] , 1:00 Pentagon Crash [at vrt 26:00, wide purple shot of Pentagon fire from north], 2:30 WTC Hudson [FOX source distant chopper shot from south of dust cloud enveloping Manhattan], 2:30 WTC Evacuation [ABC source, Jim Hoffer runs after 2nd plane hit, Nina Pineda crouching behind car, cops waving people yelling "let's move it" then again male jumper witness (in other clip said basement elevator explosion), then woman jumper witness crying again, hurt cop getting in back of Jeep Cherokee like vehicle], 1:38 WTC Bush [tape ends after Bush says "today we've had a national traged--"], --- not included from the list: 2:51 Blair reaction, 1:27 DFLP Denial, 2:30 Hamas Reax, 2:13 Arafat Reax
WTCI-329-I-#6.wmv = Etienne Sauret footage 640x480 aspect ratio not correct, not wide enough -- see video corrected -- starts after 2nd plane impact, WTC2 collapse edited out. WTC1 collapse at 1:10 -- 28:15 length total (best seen in the Turn of the Century Pictures/ Sauret DVD "WTC: The First 24 Hours" (2002)
WTCI-329-I-#7.wmv = Devin Clark (43:12 length) footage of North Tower burning, collapsing at 23:22 ... then smoke/dust scene -- titled CNN NEW YORK at end
WTCI-329-I-#8.wmv = Raw CNN tape of 8:48 am - 10:00 am on 9/11/01, with some black and white, and "Affiliate Coverage" text on screen during WABC helicopter footage. Tape turns black and rewinds for a few seconds after 1:13:00, runs gray and then solid black until end at 1:32:46
WTCI-329-I-#9.wmv = CNN Raw broadcast recording (1:29:19 length) of WTC1 burning, anchor Aaron Brown talking, etc. WTC1 collapse as broadcast LIVE at 26:07
WTCI-329-I-#10.wmv = FOX News Channel title at beginning, first 4:24. Mystery Jersey chopper (? - Perspectivist YougeneDebs says the camera is aloft) blue-tinted footage of 2nd plane impact in the first minute. File is corrupted so you can't scan ahead, except on YouTube: see video -- WNYW FOX5 9/11 news at 9:06 am until vrt end at 48:40
WTCI-329-I-#11.wmv = WNYW FOX5 news from 9:37 am -- for length 1:30:23 before black, tape ends minutes later -- see video starting at vrt 1:13:20 combined with the next file, 12. Note that the previously available WNYW 9/11 TV archive (from VHS tape) ended at 10:50 am, where that combined YouTube version of release 10 "CNN" files 11 and 12 begins. See the full WNYW playlist here. The Chopper5 "Flight 175" plane hit replays at 31:38 (in YouTube version), one of many replays without the news banner. James Ford reports at 1:00:30 including plane witnesses and an elevator explosion witness.
WTCI-329-I-#12.wmv = WNYW FOX5 news continued, length 1:37:54, begins at 11:07 am. At vrt 39:35 (in wmv, or 56:39 in the YouTube video) the rare 1st plane hit audio from Dick Oliver's camera resting on the sidewalk (link to first release online) is aired. Includes the James Ford WNYW WTC1 collapse footage and rare plane witnesses (See also previous file.)
WTCI-329-I-#13.wmv = WNYW FOX5 news continued from 1:17 pm, length 49:18 (tape goes black at 43:30) -- see video ... The right eighth of the screen is pixelated, corrupted throughout the file.
WTCI-329-I-#14.wmv = WNYW FOX5 news continued, 2:17 pm start, length 52:40 -- see video -- WTC2 collapse Jack Taliercio closeup east at 0:49, 2nd plane impact Chopper5 no banner at vrt 0:55 and 38:55, WTC2 collapse from Empire Stage Bldg. Metrocam (WPIX) at 48:00, rare since it fully shows the core collapse
WTCI-329-I-#15.wmv = WNYW FOX5 morning broadcast 10:05 am on, for length 30:55, corrupted with pixelated artifacts on the right eighth of the screen
WTCI-329-I-#16.wmv = WPIX (WB11) am broadcast 10:01 am, without clock and logos as seen in actual broadcast -- and afternoon footage too, length 1:34:19 -- see video (52:54 - 59:07 is black, then Pentagon footage) .. at 1:18:40 is PAX-TV 2nd plane impact footage slow HQ. Last half hour is new 2011.
WTCI-329-I-#17.wmv = CNN Roof Cam (?) 2nd plane missed (9:13 am replay of explosion was aired on 9/11) raw footage with audio of guys off camera, indoors apparently
WTCI-329-I-#18.wmv = CNN raw tape downtown NY before towers fall ... Brian Kiederling WTC2 collapse at 18:56 ... and replay of half of the tape with timer... 49:26 total length
WTCI-329-I-#19.wmv = CNN Tom Muccio footage -- WTC 2 collapse known, crowds on FDR Dr., bridges, Brooklyn Bridge, new WTC 1 collapse .. 1:05:16 total length
WTCI-329-I-#20.wmv = 53:42 rare CNN footage, WTC2 collapse missed while looking up at chopper at vrt 9:15... camera pointed at door in vehicle... street footage... see video
WTCI-329-I-#21.wmv = raw 9/11 footage: see video -- 1st the Ronald Pordy amateur footage from Queens... 2nd plane impact at 2:25 -- 5:42 blue screen - returns to seconds after WTC2 collapse. 14:42 skips to after WTC1 collapse. Pordy footage ends at 25:40 .. gray ... begin emergency vehicle going down West Side Hwy. toward WTC1 burning - the Dr. Mark Heath footage, WTC1 collapse closeup below at 26:00 -- inside dust cloud.. cut at 34:45, still Heath footage in dusty streets of lower Manhattan, continues with cuts, through day at Ground Zero with FDNY until 57:00 black
WTCI-329-I-#22.wmv = 21:33 length amateur footage plays twice, 2nd time with timer. Begins after 9:03, nearly misses WTC2 collapse from northwest, street level -- see video clip. Missed WTC1 collapse. Lots of focusing on pedestrians, civilian talk and expressions, reactions.
WTCI-329-I-#23.wmv = new WTC7 collapse at 13:22 -- see video clip -- beginning title reads "CNN NY ENG 5" #10637... tape ends at 19:22...gray... then at 20:03 begin Park Foreman amateur footage from Brooklyn of 2nd plane impact plays, rewinds, replays at 20:27. Plane impact at 20:50 - with audio, rewinds again at 21:22. That replays in extended length with zoom out. Then begin different footage from Queens, foreign language, after 2nd plane hit, then missed WTC2 collapse and later, ending part of WTC1 collapse (included in clip linked above). 57:48 - 1:05:15 is black
WTCI-329-I-#24.wmv = 1:05:16 length, WTC2 collapse at 8:00 (see also WTCI-329-I-#4.wmv and release 14 CNN Dub4 14), just after molten metal drip, from N with bad audio... then WTC1 collapse at 26:49, missing initiation, from behind WTC7 on street. Ends at 34:08 then similar view like replay... at 45:00 chaos for no reason, 3rd plane fear perhaps,,, running north on Church St. --- tape ends at 46:37, black until file end at 1:05:16
WTCI-329-I-#25.wmv = 2nd plane hit, collapses - Fairbanks, Park Foreman, Pordy, WNYW Chopper 5, New Jersey Unknown, etc. collected with footage from Ground Zero, date(s) unknown. Also CNN WTC2 collapse "Roof Cam" angle extended length
WTCI-329-I-#26.wmv = 1:04:24 length, WB11 12:33 pm (studio recording begins with time stamp -- see full WB11 9/11 playlist here) - black screen with audio at 25:14 - 26:00 (corrupted file - also freezes at 35:40, with audio in studio, goes black... back on, frozen to 40:10). More WB11 broadcast in release 28
WTCI-329-I-#27.wmv = WB11 2:32 pm - 4:06 pm. See the NIST collected materials website (not sure if the correct file is linked, but it is WB11).
WTCI-329-I-#28.wmv = WB11 4:00 pm (TC time on screen) - 4:43 pm?
WTCI-329-I-#29.wmv = WB11 11:36 am (TC time on screen) - 11:54 am, black for a minute, then cut to 9:07 am at vrt 19:30 to end at vrt 1:02:28
WTCI-329-I-#30.wmv - NY1 Empire State Bldg. cam silent 9:09 am (TC time on screen) to WTC2 collapse at vrt 50:11 (rare from this angle -- see video clip, collapse replays at 1:02:39, then NY1 broadcast for 2 minutes until end at 1:05:10
WTCI-329-I-#31.wmv - NY1 2:13 pm - 2:56 pm
WTCI-329-I-#32.wmv = NBC 11 National (Pittsburgh) News 11:54 (TC time on screen) -- at vrt 15:07 changes to local news on Shanksville, then Pittsburgh to 34:43 end
WTCI-330-I-#1.wmv = CNN (news as broadcast with intro text from CNNImageSource) 8:32 am on 9/11 to 10:00 am (end at 1:29:02) -- see the CNN 9/11 A.M. quality playlist here.
WTCI-330-I-#2.wmv = CNN continued for 1:33:51
WTCI-330-I-#3.wmv = CNN continued for 1:31:29
WTCI-330-I-#4.wmv = CNN continued for 1:33:00 with blank spot at end, cut to flight explorer as aired on CNN -- see the full 9/11 TV archive here
WTCI-330-I-#5.wmv = CNN continued ... 2:37 pm, clock behind Giuliani in LIVE press conference, run time 1:30:14
WTCI-330-I-#6.wmv = CNN continued ... about 4:00 pm to 5:30 pm